Hate crime involving council member - Philadelphia News

August 29, 2008 9:02:49 PM PDT
Police are investigating a hate crime involving a Philadelphia City Council member.Someone spray painted three cars in Kensington overnight with "KKK" and swastikas. One of the cars belongs to 5th district councilman Darrell Clarke.

"We are hoping in the city of Philadelphia we will move beyond this kind of activity. Unfortunately, there are some idiots, as I like to call them, still out there creating vandalism in their community and we hope it will stop," said Councilman Clarke.

One of the other cars vandalized belongs to a relative of one of Clarke's staff members.

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